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social media how toWant to drive more sales on social media?

Looking for ways to encourage more people to purchase?

A few adjustments can help you optimize your social commerce efforts and stay ahead of the competition.

In this article, you’ll discover five ways to sell more with social media.

5 Ways to Sell More Products via Social Media by Alex York on Social Media Examiner.

5 Ways to Sell More Products via Social Media by Alex York on Social Media Examiner.

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Are you wondering what 2017 might look like for Facebook marketing?

If the Facebook changes in 2016 are an indicator, 2017 will be an interesting year for Facebook marketers.

To get a grip on what the near future may look like, we tapped the knowledge of 19 social media pros.

19 Facebook Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros by Lisa D. Jenkins on Social Media Examiner.

19 Facebook Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros by Lisa D. Jenkins on Social Media Examiner.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Twitter Automatically Loops Short Videos: As the Vine app officially shut down and became Vine Camera earlier this week, Twitter announced that it will now “automatically loop all videos shorter than 6.5-seconds” on its timeline. Twitter also confirmed that this capability will extend beyond videos clips posted from Vine Camera and will apply to “ones saved from other apps like Snapchat” or the like. Also note that larger videos can automatically be cropped to fit the 6.5-second timeframe and shared on Twitter as a looping video.

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Are you creating a fan base on Facebook?

Want to discover how to engage your audience via pages and groups?

To explore how to nurture a community on Facebook, I interview Holly Homer.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode, I interview Holly Homer, a professional blogger whose Kids Activities Blog helps parents discover fun things to do with their kids. Her Facebook page (Quirky Momma) has more than 3 million fans.

Holly shares how she’s cultivated a thriving community using Facebook.

You’ll discover how Holly uses Facebook Insights to develop her content.

Facebook Community Development: How to Cultivate Loyal Fans featuring insights from Holly Homer on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

Facebook Community Development: How to Cultivate Loyal Fans featuring insights from Holly Homer on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

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social media how toDo you want to expand your customer service channels?

Wondering how Snapchat can help you respond in real time?

Snapchat’s text, video, and phone chat features allow you to support customers in the format they prefer.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use Snapchat features to provide helpful and engaging customer support.

How to Use Snapchat for Customer Support by Eric Sachs on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Snapchat for Customer Support by Eric Sachs on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toInterested in working with social influencers to promote your product?

Wondering how to find and connect with the right influencers?

Social media influencers can help share your brand message to a wider, yet tailored, audience.

In this article, you’ll discover six steps to running an effective influencer program for your business.

6 Steps to a Successful Social Influencer Marketing Campaign by Juliet Carnoy on Social Media Examiner.

6 Steps to a Successful Social Influencer Marketing Campaign by Juliet Carnoy on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toDo you want to humanize your business on social media?

Have you thought about using social media emoji?

Emojis are a fun and creative way to connect with your customers on a more personal level and show your brand’s personality.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use emojis in your social media marketing.

How to Use Social Media Emoji to Humanize Your Business by Aleh Barysevich on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Social Media Emoji to Humanize Your Business by Aleh Barysevich on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toDo you want to reach more consumers with your Facebook ads?

Looking for creative ways to reach more people like your ideal customers?

Lookalike audiences allow you to build new audiences using an established source audience such as people who have viewed your video or previously purchased from you.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use Facebook lookalike audiences to successfully scale your ad targeting.

4 Ways to Build Facebook Lookalike Audiences to Expand Your Targeting by Charlie Lawrance on Social Media Examiner.

4 Ways to Build Facebook Lookalike Audiences to Expand Your Targeting by Charlie Lawrance on Social Media Examiner.

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social media reviewsWant to win a free ticket to the industry’s largest social media marketing conference of the year?

Social Media Examiner has been working hard to bring you our fifth annual physical conference.

And we’ve come up with a fun way for you to get involved.

First, what is this event?

Social Media Marketing World 2017 is the world’s largest physical social media conference dedicated to helping marketers and business owners master social media marketing.

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Watch this video for a quick overview.

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